Solved

group information user defined dynamic table in excel 2013

Posted on 2013-12-20
2
243 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
how i can to group information in excel user defined in dynamic table.
I have a pivot table with the source mysql database and I have a field called buffer
I need group by ranges so
between 0 and 33,9 -> green
between 34 and 66,9 -> yellow
between 67 and 100,9 red
greater than 101 gray
are many records
excel only you can group a range, but I have every range that is different
excel to have a origin of a database the records of PivotTable increase and decrease
is not constant

I can group rows in excel and then selecting the group and give the name to the group but the problem is that many records and change records. increase and decrement, so selecting  it has a limit in the selection.
0
Comment
Question by:controlit
2 Comments
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:SelfGovern
ID: 39733206
I don't think this is hard, if I understand what you're trying to do.

As long as you know which cells you want the effects on, set them up with
Excel's Conditional Formatting -- once you have your rules in place, the
cells will get the right colors or effects, even if the values change.

See the attached.  Blue arrow shows where you get to the conditional
formatting widget. Excel Conditional formatting example
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Jerry Paladino earned 500 total points
ID: 39733578
I believe you are trying to do custom grouping within the pivot table.  You can use the INDEX and MATCH functions with -1 as the match type to group numbers in specific categories or ranges.  Please see the attached file   ----    =INDEX($F$5:$G$10,MATCH(C7,$F$5:$F$10,-1),2)

Create a lookup table with the group criteria in descending order with a second column containing the group name that can be used in the pivot table.  Preface each label with a letter to facilitate easier sorting.  

In a column adjacent to the right of your MySQL data, add a helper column with the INDEX/MATCH formula.   The new helper column provides the grouping label for the pivot table.   You can then use SelfGovern's conditional formatting to adjust the colors.

HTH
Jerry
Pivot with GroupingEE-Q-28323002.xlsx
0

Featured Post

Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

How to update Firmware and Bios in Dell Equalogic PS6000 Arrays and Hard Disks firmware update.
This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
The view will learn how to download and install SIMTOOLS and FORMLIST into Excel, how to use SIMTOOLS to generate a Monte Carlo simulation of 30 sales calls, and how to calculate the conditional probability based on the results of the Monte Carlo …
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now